Category: News

Monthly News ~ March 2019

25 March 2019 Off

1) Ethiopian Airlines B737 MAX-8 crashes with 157 people on board An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX-8 with 149 passengers and 8 crew members crashed on March the 10th, the airline said in a statement. Flight ET302 was to connect Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, to Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. The Boeing crashed…

By Cyrus Matho

Monthly News ~ February 2019

25 February 2019 Off

1) Atlas Air B767 crashes near Houston A Boeing 767-300 BCF operated by Atlas Air for Amazon crashed yesterday in Trinity Bay, as it approached Houston, TX. The Boeing registered N1217A, which connected Miami to Houston, disappeared from the radar screens at 12:45 pm (local time) while it was above Trinity Bay, 48 km southeast…

By Cyrus Matho

JOON – HOLIDAYS IN THE AIR

3 July 2018 Off

Who’s Joon? It’s the last creation of Air France. Joon is not a low-cost airline, contrary to what many people think. Joon is an airline that targets young travelers, especially the Millennials! They operate medium-haul flights to Barcelona since the 1st December of 2017 (Berlin, Istanbul, Lisbon, Naples, Oslo, Porto, Rome also joined the network)…

By Alex

KOREAN AIR – A MAJESTY SERVING SOUTH KOREA

6 June 2018 Off

In 1962, South Korea gives birth to its national pride, Korean Air (as Korean Air Lines). In 1984, after being bought by the Hanjin group, it takes her current name, just before Seoul’s Olympic games. At the beginning of 70’s, KAL takes rank and start its Boeing 747’s routes from Seoul on Trans-Pacific legs; it…

By Florian Polycarpe

CHINA AIRLINES – THE CHERRY BLOSSOM’S DYNASTY

8 May 2018 Off

China Airlines, the national airline of the Republic of China (Taiwan) was born at the end of 1959, operating mainly charter flights. In the following decade the Taiwanese company launched its first commercial lines, firstly on domestic routes linking Taipei to Hualien then China exercised on the international leg by connecting its capital and based…

By Florian Polycarpe

AIR CANADA – THE MAPLE SPIRIT

2 April 2018 Off

Air Canada is the flag carrier and the largest Canadian airline by fleet size and passengers carried founded in 1937 as Trans-Canada Air Lines. Its name was changed by an Act of Parliament from Trans-Canada Air Lines to Air Canada in 1964. The airline, privatized in 1989, is now owned by the ACE Aviation Holdings…

By Alex

Weekly News 12/03/18 – 18/03/18

19 March 2018 Off

US-Banla Airlines crash in Nepal   The Bangladeshi company’s Bombardier Dash-8 Q400, registered as S2-AGU and flying BS211, departed from its base in Dhaka on March 12, 2018 with 71 people on board, and was ready to land at Kathmandu airport under a storm. Its first approach was aborted, then according to the radio exchanges…

By Alex

Weekly News 04/03/18 – 11/03/2018

12 March 2018 Off

One more strike at Air France, one! Air France customers, be aware! On March 23rd, ten unions called for a strike, the same ones as the last strike during last month which caused 25% cancellation and € 22M to the French airline. So this latter decided to make a new strike, just one day after…

By Florian Polycarpe

Weekly News 26/02/18 – 04/03/18

5 March 2018 Off

Record profits for the IAG Group in 2017   International Airlines Group (IAG), bringing together British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus, Vueling and Level, displays for 2017 an operating profit up 18.9% to exceed 3 billion euros and expects to do even better this year. The annual financial results presented on February 23, 2018 by the…

By Alex

Weekly News 19/02/2018 – 25/02/2018

26 February 2018 Off

Meridiana renamed Air Italy by Qatar Airways  The airline Meridiana is now called Air Italy and has a new livery, with the project development of domestic and intercontinental flights mainly from Milan – including a new link to Bangkok in September. The new brand of the Italian private airline was unveiled on 19 February 2018…

By Alex